Spotlight on: Dr. John Webb

ICVHealth Clinical Lead,
Director of Interventional Cardiology,
and Inventor of the modern TAVI

September 15, 2014

Key Interests:
Transcatheter management of structural and valvular diseases
New device development


What interests you most about this particular field in interventional cardiology?

 Dr. Webb finds it …

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Spotlight on: Dr. Daniel Wong

ICVHealth Clinical Lead,
Co-Director of the Transcatheter Heart Valve Program at Royal Columbian Hospital

September 1, 2014

Key Interests:
Aortic surgery
Transcatheter heart valves
Cardiac surgical quality and outcomes


What is it about this specific area in cardiac surgery that interests you?

Dr. …

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Spotlight on: Dr. Tara Sedlak

ICVHealth Clinical Lead,
Director of Leslie Diamond Women’s Heart Clinic

August 18, 2014

Key Interests:
Microvascular Coronary Dysfunction
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection
Women’s heart health


Given your research interests, what inspired and motivated you to begin in this field?

Dr. Sedlak became interested …

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Robert Hayden Research Fellowship

August 7, 2014

The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) and the BC Centre for Improved Cardiovascular Health (ICVHealth) are pleased to announce the launch of the Robert Hayden Research Fellowship.This personnel award was established by Cardiac …

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Spotlight on: Dr. Karin Humphries

Scientific Director of BC Centre for Improved Cardiovascular Health

July 28, 2014

Key Interests:
Epidemiology / Biostatistics
Health services
Sex and gender differences in coronary heart disease


1. What inspires and motivates you to continue your research?

Dr. Humphries is motivated to change …

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Dr. Humphries involved in new study

June 30, 2014 – Dr. Karin Humphries, Director of ICVHealth, co-authored major findings published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology this past April.  Striking differences in outcomes between males and females were revealed.

The study …

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Congratulations to Dr. Jacqueline Saw

June 10, 2014 – The ICVHealth Grant Support Services team assisted VGH interventional cardiologist and UBC Associate Professor Dr. Jacqueline Saw in obtaining a 2014 Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant-in-aid for her study aimed at …

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